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  • Hotel Resort with Indoor/Outdoor Water Park Eyes Pickens County (4/2/2013)

    The Economic Development Department at the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce has been approached by a development group that is working with a property owner and is exploring the feasibility of building a resort hotel, indoor/outdoor water park, and conference center on Highway Business zoned prope... more
  • Hotel Resort with Indoor/Outdoor Water Park Eyes Pickens County
  • Marble Valley Friends Yard Sale at Old Tate Gym (4/2/2013)

    With the arrival of Spring, the Old Tate Gym is being reopened and "spruced up" for another year of activity. The historic old building is used for many events each year. One of the most anticipated is the annual indoor yard sale sponsored by Marble Valley Friends. This year's sale will be on April ... more
  • Marble Valley Friends Yard Sale at Old Tate Gym
  • PARC PARENTS GROUP MEETING THURSDAY, APRIL 4 (4/2/2013)

    The PARC Parents Group will be meeting Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at Burnt Mountain Center 515 Pioneer Rd., Jasper, GA. This is an advocacy group for adults with developmental challenges. If you have a loved one who would benefit from any services of this type you are encouraged to jo... more
  • PARC PARENTS GROUP MEETING THURSDAY, APRIL 4
  • TEA PLEASE...says your PC Tea Party! (4/2/2013)

    Isn’t that what nearly every Southerner wants to drink with lunch? Well, your Pickens County Tea Party is now offering you a “spot of tea” every 2nd Thursday starting April 11th instead of just a “cup of tea” every 4th Tuesday. Beginning April 11th, 12 noon, and every 2nd Thursdays thereafter,... more
  • TEA PLEASE...says your PC Tea Party!
  • WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY ANNOUNCES OPEN HOUSE – SUNDAY APRIL 21, 2:00 PM (4/2/2013)
    Wildwood Expansion Includes a High School in 2013-14
    (Marble Hill, Georgia0 — Wildwood Christian Academy welcomes the community to its Open House, Sunday, April 21 at 2:00 p.m. The public is welcome to tour the Wildwood campus, meet the administration and teaching staff and learn about Wildwood’s philosophy and learning environment. Wildwood draws stu... more
  • WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY ANNOUNCES OPEN HOUSE – SUNDAY APRIL 21, 2:00 PM
  • Kevin Brown named president and CEO of Piedmont Healthcare (4/1/2013)

    (Atlanta, Ga.) – Kevin Brown has been named president and chief executive officer of Piedmont Healthcare, effective May 2013. Brown, the 46-year-old chief executive officer for Swedish Health Services in Seattle, Wash., succeeds R. Timothy Stack, who was CEO of Piedmont Healthcare until his death ... more
  • Kevin Brown named president and CEO of Piedmont Healthcare
  • The Pickens County Library is looking for LEGOs! (3/28/2013)

    The Pickens County Library is still looking for LEGOs! Have your children outgrown their LEGO sets? The library is planning on starting a LEGO Club for youth of all ages, and we are looking for donations of new and gently used LEGOs to get us started. We will also accept DUPLO blocks for our you... more
  • The Pickens County Library is looking for LEGOs!
  • DNR SELECTS 2012 GEORGIA BOATING OFFICER OF THE YEAR (3/27/2013)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) – Search and rescue, boating safety enforcement, and boating safety education are just some of the responsibilities of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division boating officers. Cpl. Shawn Elmore recently was selected as the 2012 Georgia Boating... more
  • DNR SELECTS 2012 GEORGIA BOATING OFFICER OF THE YEAR
  • Northwest Corridor Public Comment Period For The Reevaluation Of Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) In Progress (3/27/2013)
    Public comment on the document through Friday, April 5, 2013.
    (Atlanta) – The Georgia Department of Transportation has completed its reevaluation of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on Northwest Corridor (NWC) managed lanes project in Cobb and Cherokee counties and has extended public comment on the document through Friday, April 5, 2013. The p... more
  • Northwest Corridor Public Comment Period For The Reevaluation Of Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) In Progress
  • Optimist Club of Jasper Selects Three Winners of Annual Essay Contest (3/27/2013)

    Each year the Optimist Club of Jasper holds an Essay Contest that is part of the Optimist International Essay Contest across America. Over 60 essays were entered in this year’s contest with the help of Debbie Roper of Pickens High School. The club’s project leader was Matt Moore who handled all th... more
  • Optimist Club of Jasper Selects Three Winners of Annual Essay Contest
  • Day’s Chevrolet Goes to Bat for Horizon Baseball League (3/26/2013)
    Day’s Chevrolet to provide Horizon Baseball League with new equipment, monetary contribution and instructional clinics
    (Acworth) – Day’s Chevrolet is partnering with the Horizon Baseball League in Acworth. Day’s Chevrolet has joined forces with the national Chevrolet Youth Baseball program to provide new equipment, a monetary contribution, invitations to FREE instructional clinics, and an opportunity for community ... more
  • Day’s Chevrolet Goes to Bat for Horizon Baseball League
  • Four Legged Love From Delta (3/26/2013)

    The following pet needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, I am Delta, a four-month old black female Lab/Retriever mix female puppy. I weigh about 13 pounds, but will grow larger. I am affectionate, friendly, cuddly, and have a really sweet disposition. Like all the... more
  • Four Legged Love From Delta
  • Gibbs Gardens’ hosts Lit & Lunch April 17 (3/26/2013)
    New York Times bestselling author Patti Callahan Henry to share real life story behind ‘And then I found you’
    (Ball Ground, Ga.) -- Gibbs Gardens invites you to meet New York Times bestselling author Patti Callahan Henry at a Lit & Lunch event on Wednesday, April 17, from noon until 2 p.m. in the Arbor Café dining area. Henry will talk about her newest novel, "And then I found you," inspired by a Facebo... more
  • Gibbs Gardens’ hosts Lit & Lunch April 17
  • Local Farm Needs Your Help! (3/26/2013)
    Permaculture for Wolfscratch Farm using Kickstarter - Pledge deadline April 3rd
    Wolfscratch Farms started in the fall of 2009 with an idea to make a big change to live more sustainably and improve the land that was once an active horse farm. The small dream has turned into a project to feed more than 60 families through a CSA and workershare program. Wolfscratch Farm uses ... more
  • Local Farm Needs Your Help!
  • State Representative Rick Jasperse's Report from the Capitol (3/26/2013)

    This week ending March 22, committees continued to review legislation passed by the State Senate, and several bills made their way out of committee to receive a vote from the entire House of Representatives. We are continuing to work on the Budget as the Senate has made a few changes, and now we mus...
  • State Representative Rick Jasperse's Report from the Capitol
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